F.A.Q. - I Don't Want To Go To The Toilet

Who is this book for? Young children who are 2 to 6 years old who are having some resistance to toilet training. This is also for their parents so they can effectively deal with the many challenges of toilet training.

What’s unique about this book? It is for children who find toileting challenging. It has two stories for young children -- one about problems with going peepee in the toilet and the other about pooping in the toilet and a complete manual for parents. It's rare to find a book that helps children and their parents know to deal with the problems.

What are the children’s stories about?
They teach children how to overcome resistance and fears about peeing and pooping in the toilet.

What is the parent guidance section about?
It guides parents (and grandparents) through the entire toilet training process including dealing with uninterested, resistant, and fearful children.


Is this book useful for anyone else? Yes. It is of enormous practical use to pediatricians, preschool teachers, parent educators, mental health professionals, and others who guide parents and children. Its cutting-edge advice will enhance the knowledge of professionals, giving them very practical tools to use in working with parents and young children.

What are the author’s qualifications?
Dr. Annye Rothenberg is a child/parent psychologist with over 25 years’ experience working with typical young children and their parents – providing child-rearing guidance. She has guided hundreds of families to help their children be successful at toileting. She is also an adjunct clinical assistant  professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine.

How many pages, and is it paperback or hardcover?
It is a 48-page quality paperback book, 8x10”, beautifully and colorfully illustrated by Nina Ollikainen, M.D.

When was it first published?
March 2011.

Is the next book in the series available yet?
The next book, I Want To Make Friends,  is now available.

Perfecting Parenting Press 2015